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can ovarian cyst rupture during period

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to follow: Your question is a little bit hard to follow. Slight variation from month to month in cycle length is common. One month lasting 5 days and another mon ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Each month, during an ovulatory cycle, one or more ovarian cysts are formed. One usually predominates and ruptures mid-cycle, liberating the egg. Whe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Yes.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes an ovarian cyst rupture could cause changes to your menstrual cycle.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes, however it is sometimes difficult to tell a growing follicle from a cyst.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: All endometrial tissue whether or not it is in the uterus or outside is hormonally active and so when you have your period, it is not unreasonable for ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
See below: Each month ovulation is the rupture of a small cyst or follicle (most of the time mature follicles are at least 2-3 cm). Sometimes larger cyst grows a ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: Sex leads to pregnancy. Ovarian cysts can make it more difficulty and can cause pain, but a penis in a vagina is the #1 cause of pregnancy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: Usually not a significant amount, though it can be higher sometimes.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Rupture of cyst: Absolutely and can be associated with cramps and slight bleeding
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: Ovarian cysts are not going to cause bleeding during pregnancy. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be evaluated by your obgyn.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cysts: An non-ruptured ovarian cyst would not have anything to do with bleeding after intercourse. A ruptured physiologic cyst (corpus luteum) could cause yo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, an egg is released, which is susceptible to fertilization, thus beginning pregnancy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If it is very vigorous, the lady is thin, and the cyst is large. Not too often, but can happen.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, potentially: It can, but it is an unusual occurrence. Typically for sex to cause a cyst to rupture, the cyst would be a little larger than a normal, follicular cys ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes-it has been known to happen.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Ok unless ur in pain.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Yes: This can occur. They may also just go away without overtly "rupturing".
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sort of: When you ovulate, an egg can be released from two separate cysts. This often leads to twins! you do not release two eggs from one cyst.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience in General Surgery
Ruptured cyst: Absolutely a ruptured cyst can cause internal bleeeding.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Perhaps: Ovarian cysts are usually not painful alone or with intercourse. This is why ovarian cancer grows to advanced stages before it is discovered. Sometime ... Read More

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